The YubiKey 5 NFC is probably the most well-known USB key. With the classic exposed USB-A blade, the capacitive touch sensor on the top of the key; the Yubico “Y” logo lights-up green on the key when inserted into the USB port, letting you know that it’s inserted properly. The entire key feels high-quality when you hold it, and it slips onto a keychain with ease.
Available Features And Management
Just like its siblings in the YubiKey 5 range, the 5 NFC offers FIDO2 as well as FIDO U2F, HOTP, TOTP, smartcard, OpenPGP, and secure static password – some of those features requiring the associated YubiKey Manager software to leverage.
FIPS 140 Availability
Yubico produces a FIPS 140 variation of this key.
Enrollment And Usage
The key enrolled in Azure AD without issue.
The key worked consistently after enrollment without issue.
The key was factory reset without issue.